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Indonesia: Banda Aceh cited as world disaster risk reduction model city


An association of Asia Pacific cities, Citynet has cited Banda Aceh as a world disaster risk reduction (PRB) model reports Antara News. 'Banda Aceh had been chosen as model of disaster risk reduction, especially in the handling and management of water intakes and post-disaster reconstruction,' said public relations chief of Banda Aceh Secretariat Mahdi Ibrahim further to Banda Aceh mayor, Mawardy Nurdin's intervention at a General Assembly thematic debate last week in New York.

"The direct experience became an input in drawing up a guidance on disaster risk reduction throughout the world, so that Banda Aceh had been chosen as model city," he said.

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  • Themes:Governance, Recovery, Urban Risk & Planning
  • Countries/Regions:Indonesia

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/17943

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